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Virginia DOT's Route 1 Plans Might Upset Amazon's Vision for National Landing

The National Landing BID this week launched a "People Over Cars" awareness campaign in response to the Virginia Department of Transportation's plans for Route 1 in Northern Virginia.

May 20, 2021 - Washingtonian

PenPlace Redevelopment

New Amazon HQ2 Renderings Revealed

New details of the second phase of Amazon HQ2 in Northern Virginia were released last week ahead of a planning committee hearing.

May 17, 2021 - ARLnow

Amazon Fulfillment Center

New Amazon HQ2 Renderings Reveal a Futuristic Look for Northern Virginia

Renderings for the second phase of Amazon's second headquarters in Northern Virginia grabbed a lot of attention today.

February 2, 2021 - The Washington Post

Queens, New York City

Six Months After Amazon: A Call to Develop in Long island City

It's been six months since Amazon rescinded its plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. The neighborhood planned for the facility could still see a huge benefit from an ambitious development, according to this opinion.

August 15, 2019 - Crain's New York Business

Arlington County, Virginia

Amazon Donates $3 Million for Housing in Northern Virginia

The online retail giant also donated funding for educational programs at a nearby university and a nearby community college.

June 13, 2019 - The Washington Post

Arlington County, Virginia

Amazon Promises Better Planning Outcomes for Virginia

Northern Virginia's housing market won't follow the path of the Seattle housing market, according to Amazon officials, because they have a new growth plan.

May 6, 2019 - The Washington Post

Robert Moses

The Robert Moses Nexus to Amazon's Cancellation of Queens HQ2

Last week, Amazon abruptly canceled its decision to invest about $2.5 billion and bring 25,000 high-paying jobs to Queens. A scholar blames their abrupt decision on an arcane state bureaucracy tasked with preventing Robert Moses-like takings.

February 21, 2019 - Politico Magazine

Amazon HQ2

Amazon Calls the Whole New York Thing Off

The AmazonHQ2 circus is packing up and moving to another city.

February 14, 2019 - The New York Times

Queens, New York City

Report: Amazon Thinking Twice About Second Headquarters in New York

The opposition to the idea of Amazon locating one of its second headquarters locations in New York City has given the company pause, according to a recent scoop.

February 11, 2019 - The Washington Post

Long Island City

Amazon Delivered a Booming Real Estate Market in Queens

The real estate market in most of New York City is sluggish to close out 2018, but for now, Long Island City is going gangbusters.

December 29, 2018 - The New York Times

The Gulch

Details of Nashville's Deal With Amazon Revealed

Nashville was a surprise benefactor of the Amazon HQ2 announcement earlier this month. Amazon will definitely benefit from the deal as well.

November 25, 2018 - The Tennessean

Long Island City

Amazon's New Home in New York a 'Distressed' Opportunity Zone

Concerns about the Opportunity Zone program created by the GOP tax bill passed in the waning hours of 2017—that it would enable gentrification and displacement for the profit of wealthy investors—won't be assuaged by this news.

November 21, 2018 - The New York Times

Newtown Creek

Zoning Overhaul Revealed for Northern Brooklyn

The New York Department of City Planning has proposed more permissive zoning regulations for the neighborhood just to the south of Amazon's future home in Long Island City.

November 19, 2018 - Commercial Observer

Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump

Watch Saturday Night Live's Hilarious Take on Amazon's HQ2 Decision

Saturday Night Love comes up with a novel hot take on the thinking behind Amazon's decision to split its new second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia.

November 19, 2018 - The Washington Post

New York Subway

Friday Funny: The Onion Says the Subway Is Reserved for Amazon Employees Now

A totally fake news story, intended to satirize, not provide any factual information, makes fun of how much New York City's political leadership gave to Amazon to make sure HQ2 would call the Big Apple home.

November 16, 2018 - The Onion

Crystal City

5 D.C.-Area Infrastructure Projects Jumpstarted by Amazon

Amazon's decision to locate half of its HQ2 location in Northern Virginia kicks the state into gear on transportation projects. More funding could potentially be on the way.

November 15, 2018 - Greater Greater Washington

Arlington County, Virginia

New Virginia Tech 'Innovation Campus' Helped Woo Amazon to Arlington

According to an announcement by Virginia Tech yesterday, their plans to build a $1 billion innovation campus in nearby Alexandria helped win the HQ2 prize for Northern Virginia.

November 14, 2018 - WTOP

Seattle, Washington

Updated: Complete Coverage of Amazon's HQ2 Decision

The official news of Amazon's choices for its second location broke this morning, but hot takes were streaming in all day.

November 13, 2018 - Planetizen

Amazon Fulfillment Center

Amazon Makes It Official With New York and D.C.; Throws Another Curveball With Nashville

The reported selection of New York and Washington, D.C. as the dual winners of the Amazon HQ2 competition was officially announced this morning. Still, Amazon wasn't done with the surprises.

November 13, 2018 - Planetizen

Seattle, Washington

When Amazon Happens to Good Cities

After the news broke that Amazon was reportedly going to split its HQ2 plans between New York City and Washington, D.C., some cities are left console themselves. A Planetizen opinion piece picks up the pieces.

November 8, 2018 - James Brasuell

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